Brinden and a woman onstage performing in play

Scholarship Success Story: Brinden Harvey

John Hay graduate Brinden Harvey has big dreams to share his art with the world, and to help others do the same. Now a student in Baldwin Wallace University’s theatre program, Brinden is well on his way to realizing his dream – and a scholarship through...

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Three kids mixing paint and working on a painting during art class at school

January Grant Highlights

We’re delighted to kick off 2018 with a great first month of grantmaking! In January we made a variety of grants – totaling nearly $3.4 million – to organizations serving residents of Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. Here are just a few...

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Three eight grade CMSD students wearing True2U shirts work together on an exercise

Why I Mentor: Rita Boutros

January is #NationalMentoringMonth, and to celebrate we’re sharing the stories of local mentors who are helping to guide the next generation. In this guest blog, Rita Boutros – a J.D. candidate at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a #True2U...

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True2U mentor Patrick Gannon works with a group of students during a True2U event

Why I Mentor: Patrick Gannon

January is #NationalMentoringMonth, and to celebrate we’re sharing the stories of local mentors who are helping to guide the next generation. In this guest blog, Patrick Gannon – a #True2U mentor working with Cleveland Metropolitan School District 8th...

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Two True2U mentors lead an exercise in front of a classroom

Mentors Matter

January is #NationalMentoringMonth, a time to reflect on the significant impact mentors have on young people. Why does mentoring matter? The positive effects are clear:Young adults who face an opportunity gap but have a mentor are:55% more likely to be...

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